Sarah Palin Hands Over Power To Alaska's Lt. Gov. Sean Parnell
Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin holds her son Trig next to daughter Piper while leaving the stage after officially resigning during the annual Governor's Picnic July 26, 2009 at Pioneer Park in Fairbanks, Alaska. Sean Parnell was sworn in as the new Governor and Craig E. Campbell the new Lieutenant Governor.
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